Ritual vessel (gui)

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Historical period(s)
Shang dynasty, ca. 1100-1000 BCE
Medium
Bronze; cast
Dimensions
H x W x D: 15 x 27.4 x 21 cm (5 7/8 x 10 13/16 x 8 1/4 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Long-term loan from the Smithsonian American Art Museum; gift of John Gellatly, 1929.8.296
Collection
Gellatly collection
Accession Number
LTS1985.1.296.1
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Vessel
Type

Ritual vessel

Keywords
casting, China, Gellatly collection, Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE)
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Non-exclusive license